About

I work to tranform professional, educational and public spaces through site specific artworks. By commission I make works tailored to specific environments in consultation with clients and architects.

I also maintain a studio practice in oil painting and object making

 

Solo Exhibition/Works

2016 Eastweb Digital, design and  Wall-works

2016 FLIGHT, interactive wall-work, Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne 

2015 From the Road, Penley Estate, Penola, S.A                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2015 POWERWALL, QRWALL(interactive), MonashCollege, Melbourne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

2015 Heroes, Saint Phalle Gallery, Melbourne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

2014 The Approach, Saint Phalle Gallery,Melbourne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

2013 Natural Bias, Home Gallery, Melbourne
2013 Climber, Agilent Technologies, Melbourne
2009 Woodwork, 15 George Street, Dunedin
2007 Oil, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington
2007 He’s nice to your face, Rear Window, Dunedin Public Art Gallery
2006 where is it all going to End?, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington
2006 Dig 2, High Street Project, Christchurch
2005 Knock Knock, Sofa Gallery, Christchurch
2005 Dig, Mary Newton Gallery
2004 Site specific sculpture, Artbox Project, Wellington Hospital
2004 Site specific scuplture, Interventions. Glover Park, Wellington
2002 Paintings, Olive Cafe, Wellington
2001 Placticlands, BAM Books, Wellington
2001 Sleep, Enjoy Public Gallery, Wellington
2000 The Bright Side, Enjoy Public Gallery, Wellington
2000 Polyglot (with Andy Irving), Neut Gallery, Wellington
1999 Hospital, Crema Cafe, Wellington

Group Exhibition

2013 Man of my Dreams, Techno Park Artspace, Melbourne
2010 2010 Philo Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia
2009 Group show, Koputai Gallery, Dunedin
2006 Hothouse, The Engine Room, Wellington
2006 Finalist, Waikato National Painting and Printmaking Award
2005 Group show, Adam Art Gallery, Wellington
2004 Dry Clean Only, Mary Newton Gallery
2003 Safe Places, Michael Hirscfeld Gallery, Wellington
2003 Small World, Pataka: Porirua Museum of Art and Culture, Porirua
2002 Connected, Shed 11, Wellington
2001 Wallace Art Awards, Auckland Art Gallery

Others
2003 Best New Artist, New Zealand Listener
2009 Profile in ‘Seen this Century’
100 Contemporary New Zealand Artists
by Warwick Brown

Chris Clements was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1972.
In 1994 he moved to Wellington where he began exhibiting and by 2000 had diversified his practice from painting into assemblage, sculpture and installation.
He has exhibited throughout New Zealand, has lived in Indonesia and now resides iand shows in Melbourne, Australia, where he continues a studio based practice and makes large scale wall-works.

enquire at [email protected]